Listening Project

Conversation between husband and wife, David and Mairead, about Mairead's pregnancy and being in the early stages of labour during the conversation.

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    The Listening Project

  • Recording locations

    Listening Project Booth: Abbey gardens, Bury St Edmunds

  • Interviewees

    Lloyd, David, 1978- (male, teacher), Geaney, Mairead, 1980- (female, GP receptionist)

  • Producers

    BBC Radio Suffolk - Listening Project Booth

  • Recordist

    Walker , Linda

  • Abstract

    During their conversation, Mairead is in the early stages of labour and has two contractions during the recording. Here they discuss the pregnancy, their relationship and Mairead's previous two miscarriages.

  • Description

    The Listening Project conversations collectively form a picture of our lives and relationships today. Recordings were made by BBC producers of people sharing an intimate conversation, lasting up to an hour and on a topic of the speakers' choice.

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